World War II Aircraft Recovered from Lake Michigan

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor. Thousands of veterans and visitors alike visit the historic site on this day to pay tribute to the lives that were lost. In coordination with this historic day, the National Naval Aviation Museum with the Naval History and Heritage Command recovered a World War […]

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The Westfield Mall by: Anna H.

Are you having trouble looking for something to do on vacation in Lake County? Well, the Westfield Hawthorn Mall is the place for you and here are my reasons why! It is located in Lake County, Vernon Hills, IL. To begin with, the Westfield Mall has a lot of stores for shopping, electronics and just […]

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Chicken Burrito

Local Latin American Flavor

Located near the southeast corner of Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL, off of Washington and Riverside is a healthy alternative option for a quick bite to eat called Momcorn. Momcorn serves primarily Latin American and Mexican themed foods that generally focus on utilizing corn as a primary ingredient. The end result is a […]

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Winter Wonderland by Leah and Matthew

Winter Wonderland by: Leah W. & Matthew F.

I think you should go to the Winter Wonderland in Vernon Hills, because of all the fun stuff to see. I suggest you go there because it’s easy to get in and enjoy, you can do lots of activities while you are in the car and you can spend lots of time with your family. […]

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Steak trumps turkey in my book...

Turkey Shmurkey

By Dobie Maxwell –    I had an especially enjoyable Thanksgiving this year if I do say so myself. Those of us who are what I refer to as ‘dented cans’ can tend to dread the holidays, and quite frankly I’ve been one of them since childhood. Many comedians come from the worst of […]

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Aunt Charlene's favorite

A Love Of Olives

      By Dobie Maxwell – Thanksgiving week is once again upon us, and it always reminds of my wacky Aunt Charlene. Every family has their share of loony tunes, nutzos and flakazoid fringe dwellers, but my family is of extremely high pedigree in the dented can department. Holidays are when they all […]

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